Alberni gets $34,000 in salmon funding

The Pacific Salmon Foundation today announced over $34,000 for seven Pacific salmon projects in Port Alberni.

  • Jul. 30, 2015 4:00 p.m.

The Pacific Salmon Foundation today announced over $34,000 for seven Pacific salmon projects in Port Alberni.  The total value of the projects including volunteer time and community fundraising is more than $595,000.  The Foundation’s Community Salmon Program supports habitat stewardship, Pacific salmon enhancement and watershed education, and is funded primarily from sales of the federal government’s Salmon Conservation Stamp.

The projects funded by the study are the West Coast Aquatic Salmon Stewardship Centre, Chinook Net Pen in the Alberni Inlet, the Plested Creek Rehabilitation, the Bear Creek Channel Rehabilitation and Deer Creek Spawning Gravel Placement, the Habitat Utilization and Migration Timing, the Port Alberni Urban Streams project and the Port Alberni Schools Salmon Habitat Assessment Training.